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12-08-2011, 01:14 AM   #16
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Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.
You're all too kind. Believe me, I've had my fair share of bad images in my time.
I'm kind of on the fence with this one.

12-08-2011, 01:25 AM   #17
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Hope I'm not over doing it here.
These are just a few of the images from the K5 in the short time that I've had it.
12-08-2011, 03:50 AM   #18
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Lightspeed, your last image shows what the K-5 is all about. Almost any other camera I know of, including my trusted K20D, would have exposed for the vast expanse of mid-gray seen by the sensor and would have blown-out the white side and belly of these birds. The K-5's DR allows this wonderful highlight detail without severely underexposing other parts of the image or clipping the whites.

Great images by the way and maybe the one you're "on the fence" about needs a little local contrast zapping but it still is amazingly sharp!
12-08-2011, 04:50 AM   #19
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I agree, really nice shots and good examples of what the camera can do. You froze that mallard hen beautifully, but I think I would have pushed a bit more contrast, or pushed the blacks a lil more (not a lot). I love the way it shows off the colour on the wing, which you only really get to see in flight.

I'm finding myself increasingly thinking about the K-5.

12-08-2011, 06:36 PM   #20
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Hey guys,
I'm still working with this so I wanted to post here to see the difference.
The first one is obviously off.
I think this one more dictates what I saw that day.
Hope I'm not bothering anyone.

Last edited by LightSpeed; 12-08-2011 at 07:34 PM.

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